In addition to protecting against inhalation of harmful airborne particles, sample units from four models of N95 filtering-facepiece respirators (FFRs) were found to be resistant to fluid penetration by synthetic blood in laboratory tests by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and an independent testing laboratory.
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories, an update to the widely-accepted standard on high-visibility safety apparel.
OSHA standard 1910.132 provides general requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE). What are an employer’s training requirements for worker PPE? The standard reads: 1910.132(f)
Training. 1910.132(f)(1) The employer shall provide training to each employee who is required by this section to use PPE. Each such employee shall be trained to know at least the following: